Boughey Distribution’s profit took a hit after it ran out of warehousing space and was forced to outsource some of its storage operation last summer. While the food division of the NWF Group’s turnover increased 2.7% to £19.3m for the half year ended 30 November 2015 (2014: £18.8m), the extra costs its storage issue incurred “more than offset” this rise. The additional costs came from the transportation required to move the overflow consignments to and from alternative storage locations. In […]
Whistl CEO Nick Wells has blamed Royal Mail for the demise of its final-mile delivery service last month, claiming the company “screwed” Whistl with “differential pricing and some changes to zonal arrangements”.
Whistl UK posted a loss in the year it begin a nationwide roll-out of its own final mile delivery network.
The management team at Derby Express Couriers (Overnight) have completed a management buy-out (MBO). The Derby-based overnight courier company, which is part of the APC Overnight parcel delivery network, was sold by founding shareholder Nick Taylor to directors Lorraine Sharp and Susan Hill. “Susan and I are privileged to be able to lead the business to the next stage,” said Lorraine Sharp, who has worked at Derby Express for 12 years. “We take pride in offering a quality and reliable […]